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afghanistan. also pakistan. and i wanted to write a book for two reasons. the title tells part of it. richard holbrooke was the special envoy to afghanistan and pakistan before he died in the last two years. and he once said to the british foreign secretary maybe we are fighting the wrong enemy in the wrong country and it was when they were grappling with the problem of the taliban in afghanistan. the obama administration was trying to work out what to do. the insurgency had gotten so difficult in afghanistan said they had to order a surge of troops so the foreign troops went to 120,000 in afghanistan and they were losing the war. it was a very critical moment and the surge had its place, it had to be done. they were fighting the wrong enemy. the source of the problem and when you fight a war, you have to go to the source, was the first in pakistan. and american intervention within months in pakistan's tribal areas. in some of these areas, we are looking at. the taliban as well who has gone through the 19th. in afghanistan in the early years after 9/11, started to hear this from all
election. just briefly on the question of pakistan i want to mention something we haven't mentioned so far which is afghanistan is a landlocked country. in order to maintain a military presence or any kind, for any outside country that does not border on afghanistan to maintain the military that any kind of presence there you have to bring everything through other states. specifically location. in order for the united states to have any access at all to afghanistan it needs to have good relations with pakistan, iran or russia and the central asian states. the russian route which also is political is a very lengthy and expensive so given u.s. iran relations there simply is no alternative for the united states to depend on pakistan for its logistics. i would also mention pakistan has nuclear weapons. there is just a limit to which any army can launch against its own supply route and that is why whatever emotions people may have been different departments of the government about what's going on in pakistan, when i was singing government there was a lot of different views expressed by p
and that of afghanistan. she said the afghans have paid a heavy price. while marx talks about pakistan, anne and her rant come an area called baluchistan and the civil conflict happening there. this is about an hour. [applause] >> good evening, everyone. thank you for coming. we're going to look at a beautiful picture. it out of the place i know well and i have reported from as well. make the sign if you can't hear me. i am going to tell you about "the wrong enemy," which is my book. "the wrong enemy: america in afghanistan, 2001-2014". it is story of the war. i reported they are for over 10 years for my skin is and, also in pakistan. and i wanted to write about for two real reasons. the title tells part of it. it is a quote from richard holbrooke who is america's echelon voice to afghanistan and pakistan nasional before he died in the last few years. he once said to the british foreign secretary in fact, maybe we are fighting the wrong enemy in the wrong country. it was when they were grappling with the taliban and afghanistan, the a bomb at illustration was trying to work out what to
Al Jazeera America
May 19, 2014 5:00am EDT
jazeera and i'm elizabeth on the program. islamic law will be imposed across pakistan. the taliban sends a message to the government. south korean president apologizes for the ferry and announces plans to break up the coast guard. a syrian activist tells al jazeera how he survived a chemical attack. ♪ two dead, dozens injured and libya's government in chaos, fighting swept across the capitol tripoli and they launched an attack on parliament and demanded suspension and we will be live at tripoli in a few minutes but first here is his report. >> reporter: attack on the general national congress, the country's parliament and tripoli in a war zone. heavy may sine guns, grenades and weapons were used and fumes of black smoke rising in the air. according to witnesses gunmen driving vehicles stormed the gnc building say they were members of the brigade with bases by the airport and this is in the eastern city of benghazi. and they told al jazeera they declared an open war on the government for supporting what they called extremist and terrorists. on friday forces loyal attacked the base
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May 27, 2014 6:00pm PDT
; today's historic meeting between the leaders of pakistan and india; plus, the pitfalls of portable classrooms. >> ifill: in the white house rose garden today, president obama declared 2014 a pivotal year in the march toward pulling nearly all u.s. troops out of afghanistan by the end of 2016. >> at the beginning of 2015, we will have approximately 9,800, 9,800, u.s. service members in different parts of the country, together with our n.a.t.o. allies and other partners. by the end of 2015, we will have reduced that presence by roughly half and will have consolidated our troops in kabul and on bagram airfield. one year later, by the end of 2016, our military will draw down to a normal embassy presence in kabul, with a security assistance component, just as we've done in iraq. the bottom line is, it's time to turn the page on more than a decade in which so much of our foreign policy was focused on the wars in afghanistan and iraq. when i took office, we had nearly 180,000 troops in harm's way. by the end of this year, we will have less than 10,000. >> ifill: the president's approach b
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May 30, 2014 6:00am EDT
wealthy province on the border with pakistan. so, the folder of the body to the insurgency was very real and was a huge challenge to the governor. i think that it is emblematic. after. i first went in the summer of 07 independent the summer of 08 and then 09 and by this point president obama had been elect elected. when barack obama was a presidential candidate he made a visit as you will recall to afghanistan. so maybe you were even on this trip. he made the decision to rather than first meets president karzai to stop off first in jalalabad and say hello to the governor. he wanted to be photographed leaving american troops on the field and he wanted to go where everybody went so they had to find a place that was reasonably secure and have an airfield big enough for the plaintive land, and therefore they took them to jalalabaintojalalabad to me to n soldiers. however, they said while you are here the first thing you must do is agree to the governor to embrace him and that was the picture that the afghans saw of barack obama. they took credit for that joke. that story had tremendous lengt
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May 12, 2014 8:00am PDT
to wild polio virus so far this year. 59 of those cases have been reported from pakistan. >> we will look at the link between the outbreak of polio in the cia. polio has been on the rise in pakistan ever since the cia ran a fake vaccination scheme to track down osama bin laden. we will get the latest on the nearly 300 girls kidnapped in nigeria. all of that and more coming up. this is democracy now!, democracynow.org, the war and peace report. i'm amy goodman. the boko haram has released a video showing the first images of the kidnapped nigerian schoolgirls since their abduction nearly one month ago. close to half the nearly 300 girls are seen on the tape, chanting what appears to be a verse from the koran. leader is also shown and appears to offer the girls freedom in exchange for the nigerian government's release of all the groups prisoners. three of the girls are interviewed, saying they have not been harmed and have converted to islam. the nigerian military says it has deployed 10 search teams in the remote northeast where the girls were seized. nigerian president good luck jonat
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May 30, 2014 2:00am EDT
everything fell apart. . . advisor on pakistan and afghanistan is also at the event. this is an hour and 40 minutes. >> it is a pleasure to be back here at columbia particularly in this room where i might mention 17 years ago in january of 1997 i chaired a meeting by the then dean who is president of cairo now, a meeting where he had a delegation with the taliban who came into the united states. this is a delegation that came to new york about 3-4 months after taking control of kabul. i might mention the people who were there the delegation was led by the person who was later their foreign minister and i saw him in kabul. he is a reconciled member. and he is currently a member of the afghan high peace counsel in kabul and another one who was the minister of refuge's and was assassinated after returning from a meeting in dubia strike to start a peace meeting. and their interrupter for the event is likely to be in the next cabinet. so this is a historic room. i met you first at the international association service meeting in san francisco. let me start by referring to something that j
Al Jazeera America
May 27, 2014 3:00am EDT
withdraw from where it is not necessary. >> the leaders of india and pakistan are holding face to face talks in over a decade. pakistani president nawaz sharif met his counterpart narendra modi in new delhi once he was sworn in. of all the stark leaders that narendra modi is meeting, all eyes are on his meeting with nawaz sharif. are we expecting any major announcements following this meeting? >> just as you come, nawaz sharif, the prime minister of pakistan is being greeted by the new prime minister. they are going in for bilateral talks, lasting about half an hour. there'll be no joint statement, no press questions. we are not exactly sure what they will discuss. we assume it's an issue on trade. all eyes, as you said are on the front page, that image of him shaking the prime minister's hand, and in the hindu another major paper. along with a photograph of all of the leaders democratically elected leaders. of course, we expect them to talk initially about trade or opening trade. and also about terrorists and the ongoing conflict administered by pakistan. it's a spate of encourag
Al Jazeera America
May 27, 2014 12:00pm EDT
old handshake, but this one is pretty special. a rare meeting between india and pakistan. al jazeera' america presents, the system with joe burlinger >> these protestors have decided that today they will be arrested >> these people have chased a president from power, they've torn down a state... >> what's clear is that people don't just need protection, they need assistance. >>> i'm jane button to doha. the top stories on al jazeera. ukraine's government says forces are now in control in the donetsk airport in the east. pro-russian separatists stormed the building early monday morning. at least 40 have been killed in the fighting. >>> low voter turnout in egypt has prompted authorities to extend voting in the presidential election for a third day. tuesday was supposed to be the second and final day of voting. the interim government had already made tuesday a national holiday to encourage people to vote. >>> we're getting reports that 24 people have been killed by boko haram fighters at a military base in nigeria. the attacked happened in the northeastern town of buni-yadi. >>> rival
Al Jazeera America
May 27, 2014 6:00am EDT
leaders of india and pakistan have formal talks in new deli, the first time since 2002 and on monday sharif attended the inauguration, relations are strained and the two report several wars mostly over disputed kashmir and we are in new deli and tell us more about these talks. >> reporter: yes, they were scheduled talks, not just for the pakistan prime minister but he wants to meet all of the regional leaders that attended the swearing in on monday. but i think all eyes were on the pakistan and india leaders and what they were to discuss and what is transpiring or coming out of that meeting which lasted 15 minutes and longer than the other regional leaders that spoken to the prime minister is that india had questioned pakistan and prime minister as to why the 2611 trials held in pakistan that occurred in mumbai and 166 people and why it's dragging on and why has pakistan not adhered to the extradition requests of india and believe some of the individuals who master minded the attacks in mumbai in 2008 are sheltered by elements in pakistan and they want to see justice on that level. t
Al Jazeera America
May 19, 2014 6:00am EDT
city. the taliban says it will keep fighting until islamic law is imposed across the whole pakistan. nato sees no sign of a reported russian troop withdraw from the ukrainian border. tearful south korean president apologizes to the nation once again for the world ferry tragedy and the big sport stories and world and this is one of the most celebrated with the actions of the former world champion coming up, later in the program. ♪ the libyan government is insisting that it remains in control of the country despite heavy fighting in two major cities. gunmen launch attack on parliament on tripoli on sunday and demanded its suspension, an airport in the eastern city of benghazi came under rocket attack early on monday. dozens have been injured in the violence, many of them are citizens and the man at the center of the unrest is a man vowed to end hard line malitia groups in benghazi and once a top leader for gaddafi and later fought to topple him in the 2011 u upz -- up raising and they say the actions relate to a coup and we are in tripoli and how is the government handling this, oma
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May 19, 2014 10:00am EDT
dangerous al qaeda affiliate. how much of a difference will it make? a journalist flees pakistan, barely escaping his bullet-ridden car. the gaming are of speaking -- danger are of speaking out about human rights in that area. >>> googles rite to link to anything online - where does your right to provide si end. >> jay z's fight with his sister-in-law goes viral - important stories on social media appear to go nowhere. >> i'm antonio mora, here is "consider this." >> pakistan is one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists. >> media in pakistan are facing killed. >> the hoy court ruled that goog -- high court ruled that google must delete links about its users if they ask. >> the european court of justice said to google you need to respect the right of privacy. protected. >> the incident set social media on fire. >> jay z and beyonce haven't addressed the vid yox. privacy. >>> we begin with a hot war in yemen. as u.s.-backed government forces struggle to cross one of the al qaeda's deadly affiliates, al qaeda or aq a.p. a yemeni attack helicopter, fighter jets and art
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May 29, 2014 10:35pm EDT
this argument that they all come out with which it is we must engage pakistan rather than cut them off because we didn't impose sanctions because of the nuclear issue and that is a disaster this decade when there were no military to military contact. there was very little even financial aid coming to pakistan, and pakistan was more in the opposite direction, so the argument is to engage and we will have a better time. we are engaging and spending a lot of money and get nothing back. and actually they are going along in the opposite direction increasing the nuclear arsenal thanks to a lot of the money and yet killing people in both just- baluchistan in the extras of judicial killing compared to any genocide in a lot of countries. it is really comparable. and then what they are doing in afghanistan, i shall, you know, tens of thousands of people dying. the whole country filled with ied is for fertilizer from factories -- it is out of control and it's extraordinary, i agree with you why is america doing this? their argument is if we didn't engage and try to persuade, it would be even
Al Jazeera America
May 13, 2014 3:30am EDT
him to trial. watching these elections closely is pakistan. the relationship between the two nuclear arms nations have long been strained. new delhi has not forthen the mumbai terror attacks were carried out by a radical group based in pakistan. the u.s. is watching closely, too. can the obama administration find a partner in a leader who won't be allowed in the united states? >> we view our relationship with india as one vitally important for economic, strategic reasons, and one that we look forward to continuing to grow in the future. >> india's economic future may be just the issue voters are turning out for. it's about to become home to 20% of the world's working population. election results are days away, but it's already true. more indians have cast ballots than in the last six american elections combined. >> can one of the world's largest countries have a government that is non grata in the united states, or is context everything? does modi get to out run his past? are the things to come in india just on hold as modi kick stars the growth again. joining us for "inside
Al Jazeera America
May 17, 2014 3:00am EDT
know when to pull them out. >>> pakistan's prime minister says the country is on a war footing to deal with the spread of polio, and the army has been called in to help. the world health organisation has asked pakistan, cameroon and syria to ensure that all residents and long-term visitors are vaccinated for polio before travelling abroad. the who says the disease has been diagnosed in 10 countries. 59 cases have come out of pakistan. >> reporter: there's a heavy security presence in tribal areas like the khyber agency. soldiers are here to protect health workers offering polio vaccinations. in the past they been attacked by the taliban, accusing them of providing a cover for foreign spies. the government announced a major immunization programme. the prop is getting to the remote areas. >> access has been the issue. >> reporter: the government directed that people from the viable areas will have to be vaccinated before travelling to another part of the country. the world health organization said people in pakistan will have to be immunized for the diseased before travelling overse
Al Jazeera America
May 8, 2014 12:00pm EDT
the same as pakistan over insurgents. after all, these insur jegents dying in the antiterrorism violence. it is not mr. putin dying there. so they don't want to die for nothing. but the problem is that they only put one question to the people, do you want the regions to be declared sovereign states and do you want to regions to become sovereign? this is not feasible for the regions to become sovereign states. the best solutions is sooler -- sooner or later to elect their governors, right now they are getting them from kiev and there should be some comp prizing in kiev and kiev is not ready for a compromise. >> dozens of syrian soldiers are killed by rebels. fighters detonated a massive bomb in a hotel used by the army barracks. the rebel forces leaving the old city. we have more from beirut. >> the last 400 armed rebels left today and now the forces are in full control of the third largest city. this is a major setback for the syrian opposition and the armed rebels. that was considered of the revolution and losing it this way to government forces means a lot to the rebels and th
Al Jazeera America
May 8, 2014 1:30pm EDT
controversy and of questioning those in power >> we put $11,000,000,000 into pakistan. pakistan is not our friend. >> he knows his position in popular culture is based on what he believes in including haiti and pakistan. after he presented an international human rights award to a women's group in dublin >> how do you prefer to be known these days? as an actor or an activist? >> it never occurs to me to differentiate anything that i do, you know, whether it's making coffee. i tend to live my life in flow, and i do whatever it is that i >>reporter: >> you have been at a ceremony honoring those people who are defenders of human rights. their work is far removed from the industries we are both involved in which, as you know, can be quiet superficial, quite wealthy at times, privileged. is it hard to be a part of that industry and then watch, as you know you do, the injustices? >> i would like to take exception to that. people who have had -- they come from poverty or privilege, they have you opportunity whether through education or some additional sense of self. i mean, you know, with the many
Al Jazeera America
May 24, 2014 6:00am EDT
the promise with two years left in office. >>> pakistan's prime minister confirmed he'll attend the inauguration ceremony of india's new president narendra modi, who made the ipp vitition. india and pakistan -- invitation. india and pakistan have a strange relationship. the pakistan foreign office said nawaz sharif would hold a meeting after the ceremony. >> translation: nawaz sharif accepted the invitation, pakistan, china, myanmar and sri lanka - all these are our neighbours, they can't be changed. that is the beginning of a new relationship. >> interesting times. let's talk about this at the head of research and security in islamabad. thank you for talking to us here at al jazeera. how convinced are you that this could be the start of a new relationship between islamabad and new delhi. >> well, you know, every summit meeting, every dialogue, basically, always triggers a lot of optimism, particularly when it comes to india, pakistan, and similarly a lot of hopes and optimism are attached to this potential impending meeting between the two leaders. we have to, i think, see how both
BBC America
May 29, 2014 6:00am EDT
incident on tuesday shocked people in pakistan and around the world that a woman who had married a man of her choice had gone to high court to give a statement that this was the matter she wanted. outside the high court, her family members, her father, her brothers and cousins about two dozen people came in cars and attacked her with bricks. they killed her there. police were nearby and did nothing to save her life. there were members of public that stood by and watched this happen. these are honorable killings even though nothing is honorable about these. they're not new in pakistan. last year according to the human rights in pakistan, 800 women were killed in the name of honor. these were reported case. many more go unreported in towns and villages. this incidents is shocking because it happened in front of the high court, in presence of police and members of public. yeah, you're right, it's about time the prime minister took notice. he's asked for the report to be submitted this evening. >> the world is watching and has been shocked. this doesn't do much for pakistan's image as it t
Al Jazeera America
May 16, 2014 6:00am EDT
pakistan. these are all issues which will unfold and the stance on that will become much clearer once the administration takes place but it's inevitable that countries such as bangladesh and pakistan will be eying the even i have statement coming from the government because he is in the controversy of 2002 and his administration is criticized for not protecting the lives of many individuals in that state and a thousand muslims that were killed and that is the controversy that continues day in, day out. at the moment he has been given the mandate, he has got the majority vote. and whether you are from a minority or not, mr. modi and his aids and those members of parliament that will take a position have been very clear on the position that everybody in india is an indian and everybody will prosper under his administration. >> reporter: thank you very much and so we were saying a huge amount of positivity behind the person of this new prime minister and his name is modi and he is 63 years old, he is highly controversial and so we pointed out he served as prime minister and credited for
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May 2, 2014 5:30am PDT
three years always does that tell them to buy to pakistan where osama bin laden's guilt my last trips. it is much for joining us but this news update on curtis j gunfire in glasgow and often emergency sirens sounding around slow that's good eastern city in ukraine at dawn on friday the self appointed mayor's laments the sad self defense forces had shot down two helicopters and taken when i was a hostage he said no ukrainian troops could be seen in the city. ukrainian as interior minister says one part that has been killed with several others injured other details could not be independently confirmed the witness reported that a helicopter flew over the city after the paratroopers landed in a fight broke out. seven european observers from the organization for security and cooperation in europe remain held by progress to activists. for more on the tensions in eastern ukraine let's go to war correspondent in parkinson has been troubling the country's eastern region ok thanks for joining us can you tell us more about the situation on the ground where you are and what's been going on out th
Al Jazeera America
May 19, 2014 4:00am EDT
happened at the time when the government of pakistan also indicated that they want a clear answer from the taliban pakistan as to whether they will continue the talks tore not. this message, of course, will put all that to rest. >> so they say they will not talk to the government until islamic law is implemented. but there are splits, of course, within this insurgency. where are the peace talks at now with the pakistani government. has there been any progress there at all? >> well, there's little progress. there has been a number of meetings between the committees appointed by the government and the pakistan taliban, but after two round of meetings between the committees, talks broke down after there was infighting amongst the ranks. we are told that the person tipped to be the leader of the pakistan taliban earlier has parted ways with the mainstream taliban, and there is infighting. that infighting would suggest that the government of pakistan would be willing to talk to only those groups that want to continue the talks. however, it would isolate groups after this particular message.
Al Jazeera America
May 15, 2014 1:00am EDT
. >> if the republicans don't do it, they shouldn't bother to run a candidate in 2016. >> pakistan is one of the dangerous countries in the world for journalists. >> there's a lot of fears. people have been targeted, journalists killed. >>> ukraine's interim government met in kiev on wednesday for a round of talks to try to end the crisis seeing pro-russian separatists battle for control over the east. that struggle became deadly on tuesday when seven soldiers were killed and eight wounded when an armoured personnel carrier was ambushed. a separatist was killed. separatist leaders were not invited to take part in the political talks in kiev. government leaders, including acting president oleksandr turchynov discussed a decentralisation plan, but not federalization, which ukraine's leaders fear the industrial east could fall under moscow's influence and control. i had a chance to speak with ambassador geoffrey pyatt, the ambassador to ukraine. sergei lavrov told the news that ukraine was as close to civil war as you get. he said that wednesday. 10 were killed on tuesday, described as an am
Al Jazeera America
May 16, 2014 9:00am EDT
status enjoyed by the state. this state is bordering pakistan and india's only majority muslim state and concerning the concern in the muslim community. we have to wait and see if these two policies come into play once he forms the government. we cannot say whether he's going to follow through on the commitments placed on the manifesto. >> thank you for that. live in the western india state. the heartland of the support for the new prime minister. >> now going to the indian capital of new delhi. this process has taken over five weeks and what happens next? >> indeed, yes, the final hurdle still to be jumped as the prime minister elect. what we know while he parties with the friends and colleagues, this evening, he has a long day on saturday. he's up early, flying into the new delhi very briefly to meet with the party leaders and then flying on the seat in the far southeast corner, it is a populus state in the country. he's done well in recent elections here in new delhi and then expected to perform religious ceremonies along the banks of the river ganges and it is a spiritual center
Al Jazeera America
May 3, 2014 12:00pm EDT
pakistan and the area is remote and making it difficult for the rescuers to reach the village. >> they spent the night in the open and during near freezing temperatures looking over what used to be their homes and praying for any sign of life. >> several members of my family were here and five were killed here. i'm half alive. what can i do? >> we have not received assistance. all the villages are digging with shovels. people who survived have left this area. as you can see no one is digging. we need more machines, working with the shovels is not enough. >> days of rain caused the mountain to collapse, a wall of mud and rocks swept into the village below and destroying everything in the way and hundreds of homes buried and many with people inside. >> until now we have only managed to find one woman's body and we took that away, with the aide operations we have received them and sent them on. >> they have come to remote area of northern afghanistan with the tools and shovels to help the rescuers but the focus is shifting from funding the survivors to keeping those that did alive. >> we
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May 26, 2014 2:00pm PDT
pakistan. this could signal a thought in their icy relations. those not invited to the event watch on big screens. they were hoping that the day will bring about change. >> he says that he has the mandate for development. >> we spoke our correspondent in new delhi. we asked how significant it is that pakistan's prime minister took part in the ceremony. >> it shows that he is hoping to follow the chile relationship -- thaw the chilly relationship between pakistan and india. the question is where he has -- whether he has sufficient support. there is resistance and pakistan to any kind of relationship. he has faced considerable tension. there are hardliners in pakistan. it is a good beginning. it shows that perhaps he will answer his critics with a series of gestures that will be aimed at reconciliation and cooperation. >> thank you very much. >> to egypt, where security is tight at polling stations across the country. >> there are fears that militant attacks to disrupt the eltions. >> that is a reason that a former army chief has hurt the campaign. he has hardly left cairo. >> if you wa
Al Jazeera America
May 27, 2014 4:00am EDT
have found the missing school girls. >>> a symbolic meeting between india and pakistan - shaking hands for the first time in a decade. >>> the pope compares sex abuse to performing a satanic mass and announced that he will meet a group of victims next month. >>> it's the second and final day of egypt's elections. former army chief abdul fatah al-sisi who led the coup last july looks set to win a landslide victory. the brotherhood asked followers to boycott the vote. the european union's lead electi election... >> one of the main things of democracy is freedom of speech. of course, we are extremely worried about the - all the international community is worried about the facts of hundreds of sentences announced by a judge. but this is not exactly the scope of an election observation, but, of course, we are - we are politicians. so we have our own political judgment. we, of course - we regret and condemn the fact that some of your colleagues, in the case of al jazeera, are in gaol at this moment. >>> well, abdullah is an assistant professor of history in qatar. thank you for making it int
Al Jazeera America
May 27, 2014 9:00am EDT
under attack. >> this hand shake is a special meeting. a rare meeting between israel and pakistan. >> first, pro-russian separates are saying 40 people killed in ukraine after the troops are fighting to take control of the airport. armed men stormed the airport and stopping the flights. it is the airport's second biggest. the police shutdown the streets and people advised to stay at home. >> first, here is a report. >> they came from above to retake the airport. the ukraine launching a big operation against the pro-russian fighters. the airport shutdown. no flights in or out of the city of a million. the police blocked the access to the entrance and the authorities set a deadline for the separatists to lay down the arms and it came and went and no surrender. the smoke rose oaf the airport as attacks were launched. more arrived to join in on the fieblth. fighters belonging to a pro-russian militia and running into the fire power and separatists are killed and others brought to the hospitals. about a hundred fellow fighters were killed around him. >> they were not many injured left.
Al Jazeera America
May 27, 2014 11:00pm EDT
out of pakistan where a pregnant woman is killed by her own family. >>> tonight a warning from washington to americans in libya. the state department says they should leave immediately. the uss "petanne" is in the east med ter yanian sea with a thousand soldiers on board. >>> president obama is planning to meet with ukraine's new president in europe. there was more fighting in the eastern ukraine, dozens of rebels dead after a government attack on donetsk. hoda abdel-hamid is there with this story. >> reporter: the road to the airport shows signs of a fierce battle. not something the pro-russian gunmen expected when they tried to seize donetsk airport. judging by the dozens of bodies in the morgue, they could not withstand the power the ukrainian forces used. maybe were part of the military arm of the people's donetsk republic. among them fighters that crossed the border according to a separatist leader. the defence ministry says it issued an automate um after which it warned it would unleash its power, and is did. from the ground and from the air. but the separatist gunmen are
Al Jazeera America
May 29, 2014 8:00pm EDT
latest killing. today, pakistan prime minister ordered a full investigation. >> it's hard to imagine the horror of the woman's last moments, beaten to death outside the court by 20 members of her family. they were furious she married the man she loved instead of an arranged marriage. she came to court to contest a case filed by her father. >> we arrived at the court after 8:00 in the morning. her family was waiting for us at the main gate and attacked us. they beat her to death and injured her husband. we filed a case with the police. her father has been arrested. >> the killing was described as totally unacceptable and government officials are ordered to investigate. >> a murder has been registered. family members are charged in the murder case, others being added to the case. >> public anger is growing at the police, accused of doing nothing to save her. the human rights advocates say their apparent indifference isn't surprising. there are hundreds of so-called honor killings in pakistan each year, in 2003, 900 cases, but few convictions because court often cite a lack of evidence.
PBS
May 28, 2014 2:30pm PDT
. there are differences over the leadership. it is the first major rift in pakistan taliban ranks since 27 -- 2007. it is seen as a significant blow to the organization. a young pregnant woman was buried in pakistan today. a young pregnant woman was beaten to death by her family for marrying the man that she loved. her father has been arrested. the other men escaped. she has gone to court to defend her decision to marry for love. her family had accused her husband of of production. she wanted justice. it ended in blood very her relatives were waiting there. they tried to take her away. she resisted. they dragged her to the floor and bludgeoned her to death with >>. -- bricks. this is a community in mourning after a brutal murder. there is no grief here, just anger. >> what happened is very bad. the police were watching. they were shouting for help. nobody listened. they watched her being killed and did not do anything. it is shameful. it is inhuman. >> this is a -- they were afraid that the family would snatch her body. she was 25 years old and three months pregnant. in a deeply conserv
LINKTV
May 27, 2014 2:00pm PDT
middle east expert from egypt, thank you for joining us. >> pakistan's leader says cooperation, not confrontation should find his countries relationship with india in the future. >> talks were held with the new indian prime minister after attending the new inauguration ceremony. that countries have been archrivals for decades and it could signal a thaw and neighbors icy relations. >> still, he warned his counterpart that militants must stop using pakistan's soil to launch attacks against india. >> there's more to this handshake than mere symbolism. on the first day after being officially sworn in as the new prime minister of india, he met the leader of pakistan to discuss the thorny issue of regional terrorism. >> we had to go to cooperation and it would be if not to, i emphasize. my government stands ready to discuss all issues between our two countries in the spirit of cooperation and sincerity. >> bilateral relations have been difficult since independence in 1947. the two countries have fought three wars over the northern region of kashmir, which is home to muslims and hindus. on
Al Jazeera America
May 27, 2014 5:00am EDT
girls. >>> a symbolic meeting between the leaders of the pakistan and india. >>> caught in the crossfire - a report on the battle for control of donetsk airport. >>> it was the second and final day of egypt's presidential election former army chief who led the coup against the muslim brotherhood looks set to win a landslide victory. the brotherhood asked followers to boycott the vote. the european union's lead election person says the detention of political journalists and activists is a concern. >> of course, one of the main things of the democracy is the freedom of speech. of course, we are extremely worried about the international community, all the international community is worried about the hundreds of death sentences pronounced by a judge. this is not the scope of an election observation. we are politicians. we have our own political judged. we regret and condemn the fact that some of your colleagues, journalist colleagues, are in gaol at this moment. >> as you heard, press freedom is a concern in egypt. four al jazeera journalists remain in prison. their trial has been
Al Jazeera America
May 21, 2014 3:00am EDT
fights in the north waziristan areas. the crisis in pakistan's television network is a threat to the media regulator. some members ordered the suspension of the geonet licence. a surprising move, the decision was disowned. our senior correspondent in islamabad has more. >> pakistan's electronic media authority has 12 members, five private. the other seven are from the government. the government is, of course, resisting any move to ban geo tv after an announcement by the private members of the pakistan electronic mediator regulatory authority, that three china's inguding geonews and entertainment would be shut until a final decision is made on the 28th of this month, as to whether their licence should not be cancelled. the licence suspension news came in a press conference, but was shot down by the government members of the regulatory authority. therefore leading to chaos within the organization itself. there was considerable pressure across pakistan, not just from the ordinary public, but from the religious party who were angered by a recent morning show on go tv, deemed to be blass
Bloomberg
May 26, 2014 7:00pm EDT
>> day one and a milestone meeting -- india's new leader will host the prime minister of pakistan. widening losses and tumbling shares -- malaysia airlines says that would not -- a brazen mugging in brazil -- fansning for football headed to the world cup. welcome to first up. i'm coming to you live here in hong kong and training -- streaming. india's new prime minister starts work today facing a sluggish economy, asia's second-fastest inflation, and a backlog valued at $200 billion. there is in them -- a matter of improving relations between neighboring states. >> there are many challenges. yesterday, the new prime minister was sworn into office ceremony with the president of india administered the oath of office as well as his. cabinet. several leaders were in attendance, including the president of afghanistan and sri lanka. dismal, the backdrop you just described, but it makes sense to spend a couple of minutes talking a little bit about exactly what the challenges mean and whether he will be able to proceed given these roadblocks. trade disputes with united states, this is in t
LINKTV
May 26, 2014 2:30pm PDT
-- the online headlines. tweets deemed blasphemous in pakistan. and an incredibly lifelike pencil drawing. week, twitter granted the authority to request to block certain posts deemed blasphemous. tweets isng of these in line with the country's specific censorship policy. there have been lively reactions online. many have taken to the web to voice their outrage. they are appalled twitter is now blocking internet content in pakistan. they say the policy is ridiculous. and the powers that be at the microblogging site are violating the right to freedom of expression for web users in pakistan. some web users have shared concerns about the lack of clarity over what is considered blasphemous. the people who wrote these posts are asking who defines blasphemous. they fear the government could go on to exercise online censorship for anything it deems offensive. fears partly fueled by the fact this is in the first time pakistan has taken steps to control online content. web users were denied access to video sharing platform youtube at the end of 2012. the ban, which remains in force, came a
Al Jazeera America
May 21, 2014 6:00am EDT
fighters have been killed in the strikes. >> the crisis involving pakistan's biggest television network spread to the media regulator. some members of the regulatory body ordered go network's licence to be suspended. the next day the regulator retracted the decision. we have more on that from islamabad. >> reporter: pakistan's electronic media regulatory authority has 12 members. five private, the other seven from the government. the government is resisting a move to ban go tv after an announcement by the private members of the pakistan electronic media regulatory authority that three channels run by go, including news and entertainment, would be shut down until a final decision is made on the 28th, as to whether the licence will not be cancel. the licence, inspection came in a press catholic church, shot by the government members of the regulatory authority, leading to some chaos within the organisation itself. there was commercial pressure across pakistan not just from the ordinary public, but the religious party who were angered by a recent morning show on go tv which was deemed to b
Bloomberg
May 26, 2014 9:00pm EDT
milestone meeting -- india's new leader will hold the prime minister of pakistan. will more money flees thailand? we will discuss the consequences ahead of the exchange. we will start with some breaking news. a chinese ship has sunk in a be a mimes -- a.b. in the maze of fishing boat -- a vietnamese a fishing boat. >> we have very little information coming that yes, a chinese vessel attacked a.b. at mimesis ship -- i tapped a vietnamese ship. sank, he says, and it was random by a chinese and oat -- boat. it happened at about 4 p.m. yesterday. the fishing boat had 10 people on board. other vietnamese boats in the story thatding to a came out in the newspaper in vietnam, the vietnamese ship operating was encircled by force chinese fishing vessels. what vietnam regards as its exclusive economic zone. it is not a lot -- we are following the story. we have a chinese ship ramming a vietnamese fishing boat at about 4 p.m. yesterday. four people were onboard. we have more information coming from the foreign ministry in vietnam. that is all we know so far. we will follow the story. >> malaysia a
it's also on the border of pakistan. and this includes the one ability with insurgency that is very real and there's one thing about the relationship between the americans, which i think is a nomadic. so i spent some time and by this time the president obama had been elected and people were still talking about this. when he was a presidential candidate he talked about this. and so if he made the decision, to go meet him and say hello to the governor. i don't know if you remember that. >> a number that is not a decision that he thought he made. >> he had no idea who he was. but he wanted to talk about meeting the american troops in the field and he didn't want to go where everybody went. so they had to find a place that was reasonably secure and had an airfield big enough for his plane to land. therefore to meet the american soldiers. however, they said, while you are here come the first thing you must do is meet the government. and so that was the picture that afghans saw of barack obama meaning the governor of kandahar. >> that is part of the same story. that story was tremendous.
Al Jazeera America
May 29, 2014 11:00pm EDT
. >> coming up, the american doctor from ohio is assassinated in pakistan. details about his selfless life and his violent death. >>> plus, changing the world one back at a time. actor ley var burton talks about the new chapter of reading rainbow. var burton talks about the new chapter of reading rainbow. >>> in india four men have been arrested for a violent climb, two are police officers. two teenage girls were gang-raped, murdered, hanged from a tree. hundreds of locals gathered at the scene in protest >>> in pakistan calls for justice. the prime minister ordered an investigation into the stopping of a young wife. the pregnant woman was beaten to death by sticks by her own family because they did not approve of her husband. her husband killed his previous wife four years ago but never went to prison because her family for gave him. >>> this week a cardiologist from colombus ohio was assassinated while volunteering in pakistan. a member of the amarredy muslim community dr cometti's death is the latest attack. the group deemed non-muslim, we spoke with dr ab das moleef, his cole eke. >> he wo
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